COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • 14th Mission Support Group Change of Command

    The 14th Mission Support Group MSG Change of Command ceremony was held June 7, 2024, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Col. Pedro Matos, 14th Mission Support Group commander relinquished command to Col. Scott Ryder, the new MSG commander.

  • UPT Class 24-09 Graduation

    Fourteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-09, graduated on May 31, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • Beyond Training: A Legacy

    The journey to becoming a pilot has always been demanding, requiring not only technical proficiency but also a strong foundation in decision-making and in-flight judgment.

  • Columbus Inspires Tomorrow’s Aviators

    Airmen from Columbus Air Force Base recently helped a group of aspiring aviators' glimpse into the world of aviation, now they just have to graduate from high school.

  • A Friend in Need

    The temperature rose steadily as the regulating system of the cooler started to malfunction. The situation would only continue to worsen as the transplants began to die, caretakers from the Tombigbee National Forest, United States Forestry Service, needed to act quickly to save over six thousand new

  • UPT CLASS 24-08 Graduation

    Eighteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-08, graduated on May 3, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their wings and

  • Excellence in Action

    With ever growing technological capabilities, systems continue to become more interconnected at home and in the office. The mission systems used by the Armed Services can be more complex and diverse in its capabilities but require interconnectivity in much the same ways.

  • Ready Medics ensuring Ready Airmen

    Medical readiness allows the Air Force to mobilize Airmen to meet the Air Force mission, anytime, anywhere. The 14th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron 14 OMRS is vital to maximizing the medical readiness of all Airmen assigned to Columbus Air Force Base. The squadron consists of seven flights